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Hoosiers Football Player Rescued From Rip Current In Florida

An Indiana University Hoosiers football player was rescued by a friend who said he acted on instinct when the group got caught in a rip current.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

(CBS4) Rip current warning flags.

March Kicks Off Rip Current Season

With the start of Spring about a week away, thousands of college students on break will join snowbirds along our beautiful beaches. While relaxing on the beach and having fun in the surf is all part of a South Florida vacation, there is a hidden danger that they may not be aware of.

03/09/2014

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

High Risk Of Rip Currents Saturday

The first official day of winter is here, but with South Florida’s warm temperatures saying otherwise, weather experts are warning beach-goers of dangerous rip currents.

12/21/2013

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State Officials: Swimmers Beware Of Rip Currents

South Florida is one of those places where ocean-swimming is still a pastime in the month of November. But, Florida’s emergency managers are warning swimmers of a high risk of rip currents through Tuesday.

11/23/2013

Minor Flooding On Alton Road (Source: CBS4)

Gusty Winds, High Tides Cause Coastal Concerns

Red flags were flying up and down South Florida’s beaches on Tuesday as gusty wind created a high risk for rip currents.
CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez said we can expect winds in the 18-25 mph range over the next day or so with gusts in the 30s. This creates dangerous in the water conditions for both swimmers and boaters.

11/05/2013

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Soaking Rains Bring A Wednesday Wash Out

Dark skies and a large area of rain coming from the Atlantic Ocean will impact South Florida.

CBS Miami–07/17/2013

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

Rip Currents Along Florida’s Coast Claim Two Lives

Rip currents over the Fourth of July holiday weekend have claimed two lives along Florida’s coast.

07/07/2013

Haulover Beach Park  (Source: (Source: CBS))

Breezy And Drier Weekend

The holiday weekend will be a little drier for parts of South Florida, but the rip current concerns will remain high at area beaches.

07/05/2013

(Source: CBS)

Dangerous Beach Conditions For 4th Of July

Wind gusts this Independence Day have already reached 25 mph to near 30 mph in parts of South Florida.

CBS4–07/04/2013

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Red Flags Flying, Dangerous Surf Conditions

Sunday was a busy day for lifeguards and ocean rescue personnel up and down the coast as people ventured into dangerous surf conditions.

06/09/2013

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